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  Job Title: Assistant Professor in Bilingual Education
  Job ID: 17562
  Department: Elementary and Early Childhood Education
  Location: Queens College

​The Elementary and Early Childhood Education Department at Queens College, one of the senior colleges of the City University of New York (CUNY) system, invites applications for an Assistant Professor vacancy in Bilingual Education. The Bilingual Education Program in the Elementary and Early Childhood Education Department ( seeks to hire a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor to teach master-level courses in the area of bilingual education and bilingualism starting August 2018. We have a particular interest in scholars who specialize in or have a research agenda specific to bilingual education, translanguaging and/or biliteracy development and who want to work with bilingual teachers and/or public school principals.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Conducting and continuing research that is currently ongoing in bilingual education and bilingualism
- Leading and supporting program development
- Contributing and supporting school-university partnerships
- Collaborating with or mentoring other faculty in the Bilingual Education Program
- Advising students in the Bilingual Education Program 
- Teaching online graduate courses in areas including foundations of bilingual education and bilingualism, educational linguistics and psycholinguistics, language and literacy development in the home language and instruction and assessment across the content areas in bilingual learners.

Queens College is committed to an inclusive and diverse environment, and we strongly encourage individuals from historically underrepresented communities to apply. Queens College has often been referred to as ‘the jewel of the CUNY system” due to its course offerings, campus infrastructure, activities and career preparation.

Since its establishment in 1937, Queens College has opened minds and doors to thousands of minorities and immigrants by offering affordable education in an intellectually and culturally rich environment.  Even now, more than a third of our student body represent the first members in their families to attend college. Their success is largely due to the commitment and dedication of its faculty, which is captured in Queens College motto “Discimus ut Serviamus: We learn so that we may serve.”


​Ph.D. or Ed.D. in an area related to bilingual/multilingual language development, biliteracy and/or assessment and/or knowledge about bilingual/multilingual teacher preparation, and eligibility for New York State certification as a bilingual teacher.


​ Three or more years of professional experience in elementary or early childhood bilingual/multilingual school settings; experience working with school principals and teachers in bilingual/multilingual settings; and research and/or publications in the areas of bilingual/multilingual language and bi-literacy development and/or assessment.


​CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


​Candidates must submit the following materials online, through CUNYfirst AS ONE DOCUMENT  in any of the following formats: .doc, .docx, or .pdf :  1) a current curriculum vitae, 2) a cover letter, and 3) names and contact information for three references. 

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- Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions.

**Please use a simple name for the document that you uploaded, for example:  JDoeResume.  Documents with long names cannot be parsed by the application system.

Visit the CUNY website to apply!
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on the job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
The City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer which complies with all applicable laws and regulations, and encourages inclusive excellence in its employment practices.
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